• Welcome to OUSD's Summer Learning Website


    OUSD provides students with summer learning opportunities that combine academic intervention with engaging enrichment activities for a full day of expanded learning. Here you'll find resources and information on summer programs available in Oakland and the Greater Bay Area.




    Early Childhood Education Centers
    Our centers provide year round preschool services for 3 -5 year olds (including summer) at 9 locations. We also provide Summer Enrichment for TK–5th graders at 10 locations throughout the city. Please contact the ECE office at 510-273-1590 for more information.


    Summer Pre-K Program
    In partnership with First Five of Alameda County and Oakland Fund for Children and Youth, OUSD offers a Pre-K program for children entering kinder/transitional-kindergarten, with limited pre-school experience. Contact Maria Sujo in the Expanded Learning Department at 510-879-2760 or visit our webpage.

    DATES: June 10th – July 5th.


    Summer Learning Programming K-8 Hub Model

    OUSD offers academic intervention taught by certificated district teachers. Students are recommended by their school and will receive intervention focused on Math and English Language Arts. Certain locations will offer afternoon enrichment activities provided by lead community agencies. Contact your child’s school for more information.

    DATES: June 10th – July 5th (4 week programs); July 12th (5 week programs).

    Program locations will be released asap. 



    Oakland Fine Arts Summer School (OFASS)

    The Oakland Fine Arts Summer School (OFASS) has been in existence since 1995. This summer program is a partnership between the city of Oakland and OUSD. The program brings together district music and art certificated teachers with community based artists to offer an intensive 4 week summer arts experience. Students build sets, create costumes, and play instruments all towards the end of summer cumulative performance that incorporates music, dance, fashion, and theatre. Call OPRYD @ 510-597-5027 or email studiooneartcetner@gmail.com

    DATES: June 10th - July 5th 



    Pre-Collegiate Academy

    In partnership with the East Bay Consortium and Merritt College, OUSD offers the Pre-Collegiate Academy to 7th–12th grade students. PCA strengthens students’ mathematical and college and career readiness skills through summer enrichment courses and support services during the academic year. Contact Monica at the East Bay Consortium at 510.879.1577 or monica@eastbayconsortium.org



    High School Credit Recovery
    Credit Recovery is offered to upper class high school students in need of academic credit recovery in order to graduate on time. Contact your child’s high school counselor for more information or see this flyer. DATES: June 10th- July 10th



    Site Based High School Summer Programs
    There are many options for your high school student to stay engaged during the summer. Options include Summer Internship Programs, Intervention, Summer Bridge and Course Completion Boot Camp. Please contact your child’s guidance counselor for more information.


    Special Education Programs
    The Special Education Department provides extended school year services (ESY) in accordance with Federal law for eligible students who require it and have such services in their IEP. Students are assigned to schools and classrooms based on program type and proximity to neighborhood. Each eligible family who has applied will receive a placement notice from the Special Education Department. Contact the Special Education Department at 510-879-8382.


    Refugee/Asylee Programs
    The OUSD Refugee/Asylee program provides summer academic and enrichment opportunities for newcomer Refugee students K–12 and makes referrals to community-based programs for additional support. Contact Nate Dunstan at 510-273-1661 or nathaniel.dunstan@ousd.org.



    Summer Resource Guide

    OUSD partners with the nonprofit InPlay to provide a database of hundreds of summer programs available to students, including City of Oakland Parks and Recreation summer camps, activities at museums & libraries, and youth scholarship opportunities. Many are available at low or no cost!